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Air Traffic Control Rules For Drones Are Coming

By 2020, an estimated 7 million drones could be zipping around the country delivering packages, taking photos, inspecting infrastructure or conducting search and rescue missions. But before that happens, they’ll need a system in place to avoid crashing into each … Continue reading

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Congressman’s bill aims to tame drones

Rogue drones flying over could be a problem for the military, and it’s one to which Rep. Neal Dunn is looking to put a stop. Dunn is co-sponsoring bipartisan legislation that clarifies the military’s authority to put a stop to … Continue reading

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FAA: Reports of drone encounters with aircraft on the rise

The Federal Aviation Administration said reports of possible drone encounters with aircraft and airports were on the rise in 2016. From February through September 2016 there were 1,274 reports of such encounters with drones, or unmanned aerial vehicles, a 46 … Continue reading

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Nevada officials help develop defense systems against drone threats

Nevada drone experts have finished a Federal Aviation Administration operation in Denver to develop the counter unmanned systems industry, which is the development of defense systems against drone threats. “Right now airports do not have a radar that can effectively … Continue reading

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